PROCUREMENT GATEWAY APPLICATIONS
Extending SAP ERP and SAP Intelligent Spend & Business Network
OPTIMIZE PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLIER EFFICIENCY VIA A SECURE CLOUD-BASED PORTAL
The Procurement Gateway Applications are based on SAP BTP and Work Zone and are a cloud-based solution that acts as a single pane of glass for all of your procurement data, processes, and applications. It allows you to present one face and one voice to all of your employees, embedded contractors, and suppliers.
It is the private cloud extension to SAP’s public cloud applications, such as SAP ISBN.
GOVERNANCEAbide by and enforce the contracts reached with preferred suppliers and guide employees to purchase from approved suppliers, to select approved items or services, and to buy them at approved prices or rates.
EFFICIENCYSignifies that the end-to-end procurement and supply chain processes will be conducted in as automated a manner as possible so that the employees will only need to manage by exception.
Indicates that employees will be directed through the procurement processes using a guided approach that utilizes simple questions to gently steer them one step at a time.
SMART INVOICE MATCHING RULES DRIVE "TOUCHLESS" INVOICE PROCESSINGVia the SAP Business Network, achieve a truly touchless invoicing process by utilizing configurable invoice matching and business rules that provide instantaneous validation of supplier-submitted invoices. Drive invoice auto-post rates of up to 98% while reducing risk and costs and improving efficiency.
The procurement and supply chain management capabilities are out-of-the-box applications from SAP and ConvergentIS that provide rapid and secure access to businesses and their suppliers so that they can collaborate on core procurement and supply chain processes in real-time and view their data in an aggregated and user-friendly environment. These applications are based on and extend SAP ERP, SAP Business Technology Platform, and SAP Intelligent Spend & Business Network. All data is stored and updated in either SAP ERP or ISBN.
A streamlined interface makes it easy to track time with intuitive features for favourites and comments and immediate feedback on errors. Reduce the time contractors spend completing timesheets and make it easy for managers to quickly identify issues and approve time on the go. Advanced accrual generation gets periods closed stat.
Large purchase orders and schedule agreements can easily contain hundreds or thousands of line items - and, yet, need individual bidirectional interaction per line-item. At-a-glance, intuitive and graphical representation of line-item status, pop-up on hover data detail, and one-click interaction becomes a must-have. Supported stages include: Assembly, Quality Inspection, Packing, Shipping, and Invoicing.
Services-based applications for supply chain, logistics, and asset management deliver automated, digital, guided, and mobile extensions to SAP’s and ISBN's portfolio. These applications are already deployed at customer sites and delivering significant value.
Distributor portal that allows for 24/7/365 self-service access and submission of orders, promotions, order status and delivery status. Processes are automated, ensuring that orders are executed, and payments are received on time. Customers have achieved 50% reduction in administrative overhead and 100% digital transformation.
Management system for asset acquisition and reselling. Enables the tracking of previously sold assets, asset acquisition and analysis, inventory and refurbishment tracking, and selling to new customers. Customers have achieved 80% productivity increases, 75% reduction in approval turn-around time, and 50% reduction in manual inventory reconciliation.